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Admissions


December 31, 2018

Winter 2019- Convey Admissions Decisions

Please be advised the fifth day of instruction, Friday, January 11, is an important admission deadline for Winter Quarter.  The following actions should be taken in MGP no later than January 11: Submit admission petitions for any changes to Winter 2019 applications Defer – admitted for Winter 2019 deferring to a future quarter Early Entry*…


October 23, 2018

New MGP Feature – Pre-Paid Application Fee Payment Process

Updates & Clarifications (11/7/2018): The new feature in MyGrad that allows programs to pre-pay an application fee is now available.  However, we have received numerous questions and comments from you that made us recognize the need to clarify our original message (included below).  Please review the following four points before using this new feature. The…


September 20, 2018

Autumn 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions

Please be advised the fifth day of instruction, Tuesday, October 2nd, is an important admission deadline for Autumn Quarter.  The following actions should be taken in MGP no later than October 2nd: Submit admission petitions for any changes to Autumn 2018 applications Defer – admitted for Autumn 2018 deferring to a future quarter Early Entry*…


May 30, 2018

Summer 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions Deadline

Summer quarter is right around the corner! Please be advised the fifth day of instruction, Friday, June 22, is an important admission deadline for Summer quarter (A-term, B-Term, and Full-Term).  The following actions should be taken in MGP no later than June 22: Submit admission petitions Defer – admitted for Summer 2018 deferring to a…


March 16, 2018

Spring 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions Deadline

As you plan for Winter 2018 graduation, don’t forget that Spring quarter is right around the corner!  Please be advised that the fifth day of instruction is March 30th (please refer to our Dates & Deadlines calendar each quarter for the “Convey Admissions Decisions” deadlines). For our March 30th Spring 2018 deadline, please ensure that: Admissions petitions are submitted…


January 25, 2018

New Resource for Admissions Review

Admissions review for 2018 is in full swing for most of our graduate programs! You may have questions about an applicant’s admissibility: Is the applicant’s degree equivalent to a four-year US baccalaureate? Is the institution accredited by the proper academic authorities? Is the grade point average equivalent to a 3.0 (B) average? Regarding accreditation, we…


January 5, 2018

Winter 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions Deadline

As you plan for the Winter holidays, please be advised that the fifth day of instruction is January 9th (please refer to our Dates & Deadlines calendar each quarter for the “Convey Admissions Decisions” deadlines). For our January 9th Winter 2018 deadline, please ensure that: Admissions petitions are submitted for deferrals or early entries Late applications for Winter 2018…


October 16, 2017

Admission disruptions due to recent natural disasters

Due to the recent and numerous major natural disasters (e.g., Hurricane disruption in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Coastal states, earthquake in Mexico City), a number of applicants’ family and friends have reached out to the Graduate School asking for extensions to our admission application deadlines. You are probably aware that, at least in Puerto…


May 2, 2017

Application Status Page Update – WA State Residency

In order to better serve our students, we’ve added a new field on the Application Status and Pre-Registration Pages: 1. Graduate Application Status Page (Shown to Received Status applicants): Washington State Residency Status: [Nonresident / Resident] If your residency status is incorrect, please contact Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) at uwgrad@uw.edu. Prior to contacting GEMS,…


March 30, 2017

Update to Deadlines for Conveying Admissions Decisions

On January 5, 2017, GEMS notified advisors that the “Notice of Intent” regarding a deadline for admission deferrals, admission early entries, late applications for admission and admission decisions had been approved and would be implemented. At the request of the International English Language Program (IELP), we are now adding Defer AEP requirements to this deadline…



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